AAPI Support Resources

Resources Against AAPI-Hate

a small, and by no means comprehensive list

For the month of March, we committed to donating 1% of our sales to the Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay (VACCEB) and Asian Health Services in Oakland.

The following list is not ordered or organized with any preference or hierarchy, it is simply a collection of organizations.

Asian Pacific Fund - Covid-19 Recovery Fund:

A Bay Area-based community fund that works with a network of over 80 affiliate organizations to help provide grants, scholarships, and community services to the Bay Area’s AAPI communities.

Asian Mental Health Collective:

Working to de-stigmatize mental health and provide easily accessible mental health services to Asian communities worldwide.

Asian Pacific Environmental Network:

Based in Oakland, CA and Richmond, CA - APEN works to provide resources to Asian immigrant and refugee communities and further the causes of environmental, social, and economic justice for these vulnerable communities.

Asian Health Services:

Asian Health Services works to provide health, social, and advocacy services to all, regardless of income, immigration status, insurance, language, or culture. Services are offered in English as well as Cantonese, Vietnamese, Mandarin, Khmer, Korean, Tagalog, Mien, Lao, Mongolian, Karen, Karenni, Arabic, ASL, and Burmese.

Chinese Progressive Association:

Based in San Francisco, the Chinese Progressive Association works to empower the low-income and working class Chinese immigrant community, and build collective power with other marginalized and oppressed groups.

Filipino Community Center:

The Filipino Community Center provides culturally competent programs and services to help community members access free and low-cost resources, and connects families to grassroots organizations and advocates.

Vietnamese American Community Center of the East Bay:

VACCEB provides a variety of support services including access to nutritional meals, senior programs, housing assistance, immigration legal and education services, English as a Second Language (ESL) classes, and employment development.

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance:

The Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA), AFL-CIO, is the first and only national organization of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) workers, most of whom are union members, and our allies advancing worker, immigrant and civil rights.

Japanese American Citizens League:

The JACL monitors and responds to issues that enhance or threaten the civil and human rights of all Americans and implements strategies to effect positive social change, particularly to the Asian Pacific American Community.

Stop AAPI Hate:

In response to the alarming escalation in xenophobia and bigotry resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Pacific Planning and Policy Council (A3PCON), Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA), and the Asian American Studies Department of San Francisco State University launched the Stop AAPI Hate reporting center. The center tracks and responds to incidents of hate, violence, harassment, discrimination, shunning, and child bullying against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States.

Asian American Feminist Collective:

Providing intersectional feminist politics grounded within AAPI communities, including those whose backgrounds encompass East, Southeast, and South Asian, Pacific Islander, multi-ethnic and diasporic Asian identities. Through public events and resources, AAFC seeks to provide spaces for identity exploration, political education, community building, and advocacy.

The Center for Asian Pacific American Women:

The Center strives to nurture AAPI communities by expanding leadership capacity, fostering awareness of AAPI issues, creating a supportive network of AAPI women leaders, and strengthening community.

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance:

The National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian, and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations. They seek to build the organizational capacity of local LGBT AAPI groups, develop leadership, promote visibility, educate the community, enhance grassroots organizing, expand collaborations, and challenge homophobia and racism.

Asian Pacific Islander Equity Northern California:

Supporting ecological justice, trans justice, community outreach and uplifting, leadership development, and promoting healing and restoration for the land and the people.

By Elliot Young

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